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History and the Highway


Nov 12, 2018

World War 1 was called "The war to end all wars." 65 million combatants, 9 million KIA, 21 million WIA, 12 million civilian casualties, $186 billion in direct costs, and $151 billion in indirect costs. Why was this war fought and what did it mean? In this episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth looks at how and why World War 1 started, its impact on the world and how Veterans Day came out of this terrible conflict.